STRONGBACK® GS-154 EPOXY
GS–154 was developed to be used in conjunction with the GS–561 epoxy and tape of the StrongBack composite pipe reinforcement system. This is a highly modified 5-minute cure type repair 2-part epoxy compound, formulated for strength and versatility under adverse field conditions. Applied to fill critical voids, reservoirs or as a fairing compound, it is intended for use prior to the overall application of the GS–561 epoxy coating and when a fast cure time is required.
GS–154 is tolerant of wet conditions and can, therefore, be used underwater or to repair wet, leaking pipes. It adheres strongly to steel, copper PVC, gel coat, galvanizing and most other engineering materials. GS–154 can be shipped “Non-Regulated” by USDOT IATA and IMO.
STRONGBACK PIPE REINFORCEMENT SYSTEM:
To fill critical voids and cracks quickly and prior to application of the load transfer medium, the GS–561 epoxy.
Use with glass fiber for extra strength.
Bonds to steel, copper, PVC, paint, etc. and resists water, oil, and fuels.
Attach, seal or repair materials underwater.
Ideal, all-purpose sealer and adhesive purpose for general use.
VEHICLE TYPE: Epoxy/Mercaptan
PIGMENTATION: Color/lnert/fibrous reinforcement
COLORS: U.S. Navy Haze Gray Shade #26270
THINNER: Not required
CLEANER: GS Solvent 009–00000 or standard epoxy thinner
MIXING RATIO: 1 .0/1.0 (Volume)
INDUCTION TIME: Not required
POT LIFE: Approx. 5 minutes / 27°C (80°F) or 4 minutes / 35°C (95°F)
FLASH POINT: Over 38°C (1 O0°F) (Closed cup)
SOLIDS BY VOL: 100%
SPREADING RATE: Not applicable
DRY TIME (Touch): Approx. 5 minutes at 27°C (80°F)
DRY TIME (Hard): Approx. 10 minutes at 27°C (80°F)
STORAGE CONDITIONS: Normal, Freezing OK
SHELF LIFE: 12 Months, Minimum
VOC: Essentially zero
Complete technical specifications, application instructions, and test results are available in the following PDF documentation.
StrongBack GS-154 Epoxy: Product Data Sheet
StrongBack GS-154 Epoxy: Material Safety Data Sheet
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